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Sunday, 14 February 2016

Happy Valentine's Day from Diana . . . and a Ukrainian Dessert

Kepler was very excited this year about Valentine’s Day. There was a Party at his daycare.  

Kepler’s great-aunt, Diana, always sends her love on Valentine’s Day . . .



2016:  I sing this one to the tune of "O my darling, Clementine" and Kepler loves it.

UKRAINIAN DESSERT, Mousse au Vin  (serves 8 at least)

4 cups whipping cream
2 packages Knox gelatin (or 2 tablespoons)
4 tablespoons Port plus 2 teaspoons
1 ½ cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Fresh fruit, such as blueberries, raspberries, chopped strawberries, or chopped bananas

1.     Soak gelatin in 3 tablespoons luke-warm water.
2.    Add Port wine, sugar, vanilla.  Bring to a boil.
3.    Cool.
4.    beat whipping cream until stiff.
5.    Mix the fruit into the whipped cream..
6.    When the wine-gelatin mixture begins to set, blend it into the whipped cream & fruit.
7.    Fill pretty bowl and chill.